Standard 8: Alignment with PSC-Adopted Program Content Standards
This section describes how candidates in all programs will demonstrate competence on the appropriate program-specific content standards adopted by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.
Standard 8 (Alignment with PSC-Adopted Program Content Standards)
To ensure that teacher candidates in the Early Childhood, Middle Grades, Secondary, and MGE and SEC Post Baccalaureate Education programs demonstrate competence on the appropriate program specific content standards adopted by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, the following procedures are implemented:
- The “Outcomes” section of each course syllabi in the Division of Education, as well as in the syllabi of the Division of Arts & Sciences courses taken as part of the Middle Grades and Secondary Education requirements, is aligned with its PSC Adopted Program Content Standards.
- Teacher candidate progression sheets (Early Childhood Education, Middle Grades/Middle Grades Post Baccalaureate Education, Secondary English/Secondary English Post Baccalaureate Education, Secondary Math/ Secondary Math Post Baccalaureate Education)show the required courses needed to demonstrate competence on the appropriate program specific content standards.
- Assessment instruments are utilized which monitor Teacher Candidates’ competence in content knowledge and include the following: